The Kitchen Supply Design Based on Kansei Engineering Study for the Elderly User of Independent

Peng-Jyun Liu
Institute of Applied Arts, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan / ROC & Department of Creative Product Design, Asia University, Taiwan

Sheng-Houng Lin
Department of Creative Product Design, Asia University, Taiwan

Ching-Yi Wang
Department of Creative Product Design, Asia University, Taiwan

Ming-Chuen Chuang
Institute of Applied Arts,National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

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Ingår i: KEER2014. Proceedings of the 5th Kanesi Engineering and Emotion Research; International Conference; Linköping; Sweden; June 11-13

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 100:81, s. 959-967

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Publicerad: 2014-06-11

ISBN: 978-91-7519-276-5

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


The world’s elderly population (Age over 60 years) rapid rise and to 22% of the total population and will more than children (under 15 years) population in 2050.The world Health Organization (2002) Active Aging concept; Promote the importance of maintaining the autonomy and independence of the elderly clarify. This study used inductive method such as lifestyle population surveys; focus group interviews; Kano model; and QFD (quality function deployment). The results show that important for having idpendent living for to study the possibilities of desiging kitchen supply for the independent aging. The most important design elements for ederly using kithen supply are to have the anti-hot pot body; fast heat conduction; heat dissipation; no ship handli; lightweight and easy to pick up; and in line with the hand.


QDF deployment matrix; elderly user; independent living; active ageing; kano model


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